A pervert who groomed and abused young boys for nearly four decades has been jailed for 22 years.
Paul Boardman, 55, has convictions dating back to 1976 for indecently assaulting boys under 14 years old.
He has now been sentenced for a further 43 sex offences after grooming, abusing and raping boys at his flat in Ingol throughout the 1990s.
Judge Richard Mansell QC said: “You are a determined, manipulative man with entrenched paedophiliac tendencies.”
He sentenced Boardman, of no fixed address, to 22 years custody with an eight year extended licence period.